David Yoo, director of the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA, will become vice provost of the Institute of American Cultures, effective Sept. 1.
The internet itself is neither good nor bad, says Werner Herzog, director of “Lo and Behold,” a new documentary on the communication revolution.
The “Fowler in Focus: The Spun Universe: Wixárika (Huichol) Yarn Paintings” exhibition chronicles artistic production by the Wixárika people, commonly referred to as the Huichol.
On Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m., the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Confucius Institute present "Body of the Buddha: Art of the Dunhuang Temples." The conversation will be led by historian D. Neil Schmid.
Author, critic and UCLA emerita English professor Carolyn See, 82, died July 13 in Santa Monica as a result of congestive heart failure.
This professor of art history and Chicana/o studies received the 2016 Gold Shield Faculty Prize, given by the Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA to a mid-career faculty member with outstanding accomplishments.
Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl on how Sufi music — and especially the Sabri Brothers — have been bridging the divide between Islam and the West.
UCLA researchers used geographic modeling to reveal 121 sites where important Indian texts from the third century B.C. could be carved into rock.
“MAO to NOW: Photographs by Stephen Verona” features 32 images contrasting China in 1980 with China in 2014. The exhibition runs from May 15 until Sept. 11.
Go behind the scenes at the institute’s annual open house on April 30, which offers visitors a chance to learn about one of the world’s preeminent archaeology labs.
“The Collector and the Dealer: Gifts of African Art from Jay T. Last and Merton D. Simpson” underscores the lasting impact that two men have had on the development of the museum’s acclaimed African art holdings.
The exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA will feature 200 rare and diverse artworks from the Austronesian-speaking peoples including ancient ceramics, carved ancestor figures, textiles and ritual objects.
Four finalists will compete on Saturday, March 26, at Avalon Hollywood to spin for the official after-party for the Electronic Music Awards and Foundation show on April 14.
UCLA Film and Television Archive, the nation’s second-largest moving-image repository, just celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Exhibition illustrates ways in which immigrants maintain homeland traditions in the United States and express their ethnic and cultural identities.
We live in the shadow of our achievements, says Dr. Peter Whybrow, best-selling author and director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.
Opening Jan. 10, the exhibition at the Fowler Museum showcases the diversity of imagery, interpretations and uses of weavings from the region.
With help from faculty and students at UCLA and Waseda University in Tokyo, UCLA professor Michael Emmerich has developed and launched an app to teach students to read premodern calligraphy used in classical Japanese texts.
Laure Murat, an award-winning author, came to UCLA as a professor of French and Francophone studies after taking a nontraditional route to a Ph.D.
UCLA professor Teresa McCarty has done extensive work with Native-American communities on language education policy and youth language and literacy learning.
For the last 18 years, UCLA’s Lisa Snyder has been bringing to life the bygone glory of a true architectural, social and cultural wonder — the Chicago World’s Fair.
Ely Guerra, an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter from Mexico, came to UCLA to meet with students, discuss issues with a Spanish class studying Mexican cultures and perform in a free concert as a UC Regents Lecturer.
UCLA boasts two preeminent experts on mythology and folklore who have studied the holiday's history for years: distinguished research professor of English Henry Kelly and Joseph Nagy, professor of Celtic folklore and mythology.
The U.S. Poet Laureate, a UCLA alumnus, has been called an 'American original.'
Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison is scheduled to be awarded the UCLA Medal — the campus’s highest honor.